Noisy Room

June 2, 2009
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A noisy room,
conversation galore.
Gossip is flowing,
paper air planes sore.

Writing is hard,
when pressured with noise.
The voice of the teacher,
the girls and the boys.

But today is different,
I feel free to write.
The noise is inspiring,
it turns on my light.

As everyone’s talking,
I begin to think…
What would I do
if I ran out of ink?

The paper’s my friend,
the ink is my voice.
The pen in my hands
is my weapon of choice.

No I’m not a nerd.
And no I’m not a fighter.
I thought I was a talker,
but I seem to be a writer.

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micshea99 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Nov. 16, 2013 at 4:01 pm
Love this!! It kind of reminds me of my poem "The Writer"... I would love for you to read it!
starsandotherthings said...
Dec. 9, 2010 at 11:38 am
i like the last four lines, its my favorite
nickykens This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 1, 2010 at 4:57 pm
This is absolutely fantastic!  I really, really like it!  My favorite is the last eight lines because damn I can relate!  Good job, very, very good job.
hurt_by_life said...
Jan. 11, 2010 at 7:16 am
That was great i loved it
Bethani said...
Dec. 21, 2009 at 9:13 pm
I couldn't have said it better! Writing is wonderful and don't you dare let anyone make you think otherwise. Keep it up! You can say whatever you want.
xXltrfdXx said...
Dec. 3, 2009 at 7:15 pm
oh this was fun to read (:! very nice for a first poem, I enjoyed it, really I did!
dreamer_believer said...
Oct. 2, 2009 at 7:39 pm
this is really good! for a beginning poet you did really well :) the rhyming is great and it flows beautifully. i relate to the content in the poem, so i really love it ;) great job...5 stars :) check out and comment some of my work please, i really love the feedback :)
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